Tag Archives: Government

Short Takes: Trump Mar-a-Lago Investigation

FBI begins investigation of Trump’s Florida estate Earlier this fall, the FBI began an extensive investigation of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The search was conducted with the intention of finding classified documents regarding Trump’s relations with Vladimir Putin and Russia, as well as the Capitol insurrection …

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Post-Trump political participation

After four years of political polarization, how are students responding?   “So help you God?” “So help me God.” “Congratulations, Mr. President.” The crowd erupts in applause and cheers as the United States Marine Band commences Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America. His family …

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Expert insights on the 2020 election

Larry Jacobs, renowned U of M political scientist, shares thoughts on voting behavior Lawrence R. Jacobs is McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Affairs, the Walter F. and Joan Mondale Chair for Political Studies, and director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance in the Hubert H. Humphrey …

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Steve Grove brings Silicon Valley back home

Minnesota ranks 47th in the country in terms of racial integration and 44th for progress in addressing this issue. These stats are exactly what new Commissioner of Employment & Economic Development of Minnesota Steve Grove is trying to remedy. Grove is a Minnesota native turned Google News Lab director who …

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Run, Andrea, run

What was your dream job when you were in high school? My dream job in high school was to be a corporate lawyer. I didn’t know much at the time, but my thought was that if I was a lawyer I could help people get out of trouble or lead …

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The Minnehaha Supreme Court

14th amendment All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United …

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Day 129 Congress

In government class, students diagram the process of passing a bill in congress. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 88 Magazines

Government classes use the images in magazines to display concepts from class. Photo by Maddie Binning.  

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